A shift towards more sustainable modes of transport is good news for our health, communities and the environment, both locally and globally. It is a vital step in reducing the emissions causing climate change. Manchester Friends of the Earth campaigns for cycling, walking, alternative fuels and quality public transport to be at the heart of policies on how we get around. We also believe that it is important to reduce the need to travel by, for example, promoting the use and development of local shops and services.
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Fighting for Air film screening (Clean Air Parents' Network)23rd Wed Jan 19
There is an excellent article from CityLab March in 2015, which is a summary of twelve studies done on this question. In case you don’t have time to read it, the recurring themes across the studies it mentions are That … Continue reading
Greater Manchester will soon be deciding on its Clear Air Plan and we need urgent action to reduce air pollution and help us breathe more easily. Manchester has the highest rate of hospital admissions for asthma in the country and … Continue reading
Revealed: The Impact of Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor Fires on Air Quality in Greater Manchester (IPPR North)
The devastating fires at Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor are likely to have had a shocking impact on the air breathed by people in Greater Manchester, according to new analysis by the leading think-tank for the North of England.
Love Your Bike, Manchester Friends of the Earth’s cycle campaign, have launched a simple online action to encourage people to show their support for the Chorlton to Manchester Cycle Way. 
An investigation by a group of Levenshulme parents into air pollution across the Manchester suburb has revealed shocking levels of air pollution, either approaching or over illegal levels.
Manchester City Council are leading a consultation on a 5km, £13.4 million proposed cycling and walking route from Chorlton to Manchester. You can show your support with this simple email action, created by Love Your Bike.
The Welsh Government wants to bulldoze through the Gwent Levels – Wales’ equivalent of the Amazon rainforest for their diversity of wildlife – to build a new 14-mile-long six-lane motorway. Gwent Wildlife Trust urgently needs your help to stop their destruction.
On Friday 30th November, Love Your Bike are encouraging people to join the Chorlton Bike Friday route and show their support for the proposed Chorlton – Manchester Cycle Way.
Right now, bus companies do what they like and it’s afree market wild west scenario. We need public control.
Manchester has at times the dirtiest, most polluted air in Western Europe and people living in the city could have their lives shortened because of it.